I think 'scrum' has its place, but not as a model for all project
management every where and anywhere.
I hope this whole series of articles (especially the first one
has made that clear.
If it's appropriate and the team wants
to use it,
knock yourself out with Scrum, but do not impose it on the team from outside.
For the record, while I generally support agile and lean principles,
I prefer to think for myself rather than blindly follow a "branded"
If forced to choose a "branded" methodology, I'd choose